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A 31-year-old male asked:

Good evening doctor! how are you? my question is my wife has been diagnosed with a mood disorder and was under treatment.during the lockdown she stopped taking the medication and seeing the doctor! now the symptoms are back ,she refuses treatment

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Getting treatment: That is a really tough because treatment is voluntary (with some exceptions). If she is in enough emotional pain, that may be the motivator to get her back into treatment. If treatment was a positive experience, you can give her gentle reminders of this. Let her know what your concerns are (in a supportive manner).
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